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Unemployment benefits forms, publications and videos for unemployed workers

How-to videos for claimants

Applying for unemployment benefits video (Windows Media Player, :08)

Submitting a weekly claim video (Windows Media Player, :07)

How to complete your job-search log video (Windows Media Player, :08)

Training Benefits video (Windows Media Player, :07)

Appealing a benefits decision (Windows Media Player, :32)

Forms for your claim

The documents on this page are in PDF format. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer, download the reader.

Job-search log (PDF, 59KB) – Used for tracking your employer contacts and in-person workshops you attend to try to find a new job. (Also available as a fillable Word template.)

Weekly continued claim form (PDF, 50KB) – Used for filing your weekly claim for regular benefits in emergency situations only.

Earnings deduction chart (PDF, 109KB) – Shows how much we deduct from your weekly benefits when you report earnings.

2014 benefit tracking calendar (PDF, 154KB) and  2013 benefit tracking calendar (PDF, 57KB)  – Keep track of the dates you claim weekly benefits and when you receive your check.

2015 Benefit Tracking Calendar (PDF, 148KB)

Training programs

Application for commissioner approved training (PDF, 61KB) – Used for applying for Commissioner Approved Training (CAT).

Application for training benefits (PDF, 172KB) – Used for applying for Training Benefits (TB).

Request to modify your training plan (PDF, 82KB) – Used to request a change to your approved training plan.

Application for self-employment assistance program (PDF, 29KB) – Used for applying for the Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP).

Satisfactory progress report (PDF, 17KB) – Used to show you are making satisfactory progress in your training program.


Apply for unemployment (PDF, 225KB) - Provides instruction on how to file your application for unemployment benefits.

Handbook For Unemployed Workers (2.9MB) - Provides general unemployment-insurance information.

How to file an appeal (PDF, 92KB) – Provides instructions to file an appeal.

Unemployment-insurance assistance for non-English speakers (PDF, 1.1MB) – Flyer with information about getting help via the claims center in Amharic, Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese, English, Farsi, Korean, Laotian, Oromo, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog and Vietnamese.


Formularios y publicaciones del seguro por desempleo para los trabajadores desempleados.

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